The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CAN bus in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAN bus over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CAN bus
Rank 110 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £213
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £35.00
CAN bus
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
624 484 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.84% 23.77% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 268 202
Average daily rate £365 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £454 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 39 55
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

CAN bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CAN bus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CAN bus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus across the West Midlands region.

CAN bus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CAN bus
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAN bus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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CAN bus
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CAN bus
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAN bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAN bus.

1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) Automotive
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (60.00%) Mechatronics
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Simulink
3 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) TargetLink
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAN bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAN bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
1 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
1 1 (20.00%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mechatronics
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt